Nury Castillo Crawford
Nury Castillo Crawford, mother of three sons, life-long educator for over 20 years, Owner of 1010 Publishing LLC and a published author. She was born in Peru, South America. She migrated to the United States when she was ten years old. The transition to a new environment and culture was a shock to her, but with the love and support of her family, she flourished and grew up to become a successful entrepreneur.
She attended Florida A&M University, where she attained a B.S. and M.S. degrees. By the age of 30, she was married, had three perfect little boys and was a teacher in Florida. She relocated to Georgia where she resides today. She has had held many capacities within education administration Education is her passion and she feels privileged to support children grow both academically and socially.
While working as a Parental Involvement Coordinator under Title I Federal Programs, Nury lead and increased community support via grants, parents support, and local business support. She held an average of 20 annual workshops under the context of parental involvement. She lead group researched and wrote various grants to support schools at the local level. In addition, she initiated and built positive relationships with the local business community to support schools. Nury is a powerful voice and advocate for parental involvement. She engages with both parents and educators on how to approach delicate relationships dynamics. She is an outstanding motivator for children and she provides much needed support for early learners. She works diligently to be a bridge between schools and families.
As a spirited entrepreneur and Author, Nury Founded 1010 Publishing LLC, a publishing company born out of a shear desire to help others in the process of seeing their personal writing transformed into a publishable project. 1010 Publishing LLC specializes in helping exceptional novice and veteran authors publish their literary creations. The company prides itself in helping authors write, edit, design, and distribute their novel or nonfiction work. 1010 Publishing LLC publishes titles in paperback, hardcover, and the popular eBook format. A positive and personal approach is the key to providing exemplary customer service. Nury has done extensive research on the pros and cons of traditional publishing companies, and desires to set new standards for positive client – publisher relationships that incorporate individual support and attention. Her first book “3,585 Miles to be an American Girl” is a bilingual, children’s story inspired by her own journey to the USA. An inspiring story of an immigrant, girl who encounters challenges, but succeeds with the support of her family and teacher. Through her book, she speaks out about the struggles of immigration, education and the role it played as well as living the American Dream.